Microsoft Architect/Engineer

Chicago, IL 60604

Post Date: 03/05/2018 Job ID: 10160 Category: Network/Systems

We are looking for an accomplished Microsoft Architect/Engineer with client facing skills to join a technology-driven consulting firm in Chicago, IL.

The technologies and duties for this person are included below, however we are open to considering talented individuals who specialize in some but not all of these systems/technologies.

This person will be responsible for traveling locally (Chicago, downtown/loop area) to client sites where they will lead the design and implementation of the technologies listed. Travel will be limited to the Chicago area only.

Core Competencies, Qualifications & Certifications:
  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge related to: Office 365, Exchange Online, EM+S, other advanced O365 features (Intune, AD FS, MFA, Conditional Access, ATA, ATP, etc.) | Active Directory, DNS, DFS, DHCP, Group Policy| Microsoft server operating systems |   Exchange 2007/2010/2013 & experience with native and third party migration tools | PowerShell command line and scripting language/techniques | Azure AD, ADConnect, ADFS, ARM/ASM, ASR, vnets, Azure gateways & appliances | Automation/DevOps concepts, scripting and tools| Azure resource and workload requirements | Understanding of process to develop Azure/AWS migration & operating costs

  • General working knowledge related to:  Networking and security infrastructure | Web, spam and anti-virus filtering | Database infrastructure | PBX, VoIP, and unified communications| Enterprise client deployment and management | Remote access solutions | Compliance | UNIX/Linux | SAN / NAS storage devices Hyper-V, VMware, XenServer | Microsoft System Center suite | Backup & disaster recovery 
  • Bachelor degree related to IT and 8-10 years’ experience in IT consulting OR 10-15 years’ experience in IT consulting.
  • MCSE & MCSA certifications a plus but not a requirement

Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assess, architect, design, implement and troubleshoot complex enterprise solutions around Microsoft public, private, and hybrid clouds.
  • Polished communicator adept at producing advanced-client-ready presentations such as proposals, assessments, roadmaps, and design documents.
  • Serve as cloud platform subject matter expert and provide escalation support to other  team members
  • Aptitude to quickly understand clients’ businesses and build credibility quickly
  • Gather business requirements and define of technical tasks
  • Lead small to medium sized project teams to deliver key initiatives and be the technical point person.
  • Maintain and improve competencies across key technology areas
  • Participate and support account planning, sales strategy and sales focused meetings
  • Can independently manage large strategic accounts and projects without assistance
Active Directory, Exchange, O365, AWS/Azure Implementations, SAN, VMware, etc. Consulting firm talent will get interviews the fastest with industry folks needing to have client-facing skills.

Jordan Zmick

Not ready to apply?

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs: